* An innovative new platform built to transform the way the world thinks about treating cancer.
*Together with our customers, we’ve led radiotherapy innovation for years. Now, with Halcyon TM radiotherapy system—the newest treatment platform in the Varian portfolio— we’re helping create radiotherapy’s future.
**HIGH QUALITY OF CARE OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN:-
*FOUNDATIONS OF THE HALCYON PLATFORM:-
• In creating transformative radiotherapy treatment, we wanted an advanced system that would optimize your productivity, elevate the way you’re able to treat patients, and enable access to high quality care for every cancer center around the world.
• The result is a powerfully intuitive treatment system that’s centered around three crucial themes to help improve and strengthen your fight against cancer.
**To increase your level of quality care, we set the bar higher:-
*HIGH QUALITY OF CARE:-Simple, efficient, and purposeful, Halcyon offers the potential to replicate treatment from machine to machine, practice to practice—putting patients and staff more at ease and delivering a high standard of care. Its advanced design is optimized to deliver quality cancer therapies for every appropriate patient, and every care center around the world.
*CORE TECHNOLOGIES ENABLE EXCELLENT QUALITY TREATMENTS:-
• System capabilities allow for advanced techniques such as Multi-arc VMAT, Many-field IMRT
• for advanced techniques such as Multi-arc VMAT, Many-field IMRT
• Powerful 800 MU/min dose rate, 6MV, Flattening Filter Free (FFF) beam
• A gantry that rotates up to four times faster
• Collimator rotation between fields enhances treatment conformity
*NEW GENERATION MLC:-
• A fast leaf speed of up to 5cm/sec that’s specifically engineered to support the faster gantry rotation
• Dual-layer offset leaf technology with 100% overtravel capability enables more efficient treatments
• “Stacked and staggered” approach provides optimized modulation and reduced interleaf leakage
*100% IMAGE GUIDANCE (IGRT), IMRT, VMAT:-
• Fast, sharp, ~15-second CBCT image capture; 7 seconds for a 2-D image
• 100% image guidance enables consistent & confident workflow
• Imaging dose is included in the treatment plan.
**OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE:-Varian has designed a leading-edge radiotherapy treatment system that sets a new standard for operational efficiency. Halcyon’s advanced yet simplified platform allows you to streamline your workflow and expedite installation, training and treatment times. It also offers the opportunity to reduce costs and improve profitability. Every component was conceived and engineered to provide operational excellence.
*FAST TO CLINICAL USE:-
• Fast installation typically in 14 days or less minimizes disruption of your clinic
• Simplicity treatment process allows for easier staff training to help get your department up and running in less time
• Typically fits in existing and smaller vaults
*ACCELERATED TREATMENT TIMES:-
• Accommodates a high volume of patients
• Streamlined process: 9 steps from start to finish
• Beam-on time typically about 2 minutes whether RapidArcTM or IMRT
• Simplified user interfaces make sophisticated treatments easy to deliver
*SMART, ROBUST OPERABILITY:-
• 6-point safety system provides confidence
• Ergonomic controls designed for easy set-up of patients
• Engaging, user-friendly design focuses attention on specific tasks.
**More intuitive design for cancer fighters. Less intimidating for patients.:-
*HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN:- Halcyon is engineered ergonomically to be intuitive, friendly, and comfortable for clinical staff and patients alike. This human-centered approach means there are fewer parts and protocols for staff to worry about, more time freed up to advance clinical capabilities, and most importantly, more opportunities to provide the highest level of care for every patient.
*ENHANCED PATIENT CONNECTION:-
• Integrated couch mounted camera enables close connection with patient
• Clear patient intercom with input jack for in-room music
• Large “Live View” patient video image embedded in treatment screen
*SPACIOUS OPEN-BORE DESIGN:-
• Roomy and patient friendly design
• Wide 100cm bore; shallow 80cm bore depth
• Soft, ambient lighting provides positive, reassuring patient experience
• Low height, easy access, and smooth couch movement
• Remote start of unload upon treatment completion to minimize patient time on the couch
• Our quietest linear accelerator yet; potential to lower patient stress level
• Rapid imaging and treatment duration to limit time on couch for patient
• New linear motor for shifting patients smoothly and quietly.
• In developing Halcyon, we set out to rethink the way we approached radiotherapy so you can redefine the way you fight cancer.
• We considered all the possibilities—and the impossibilities—to design a patient-centered radiotherapy treatment platform that’s focused on the essentials your clinic needs to deliver a high quality of care.
• Every single component, innovation, and minute detail has been designed, engineered, tested, re-tested, and then seamlessly integrated to work together in perfect harmony.
• WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE WHAT YOU ACHIEVE.